Founder & Principal consultant, Blue Scorpion Reputation Management (BSRM)
Kimberly M. Starks, APR, is an experienced and well-respected public relations practitioner. She is currently founder and principal consultant of Blue Scorpion Reputation Management (BSRM), a PR firm specializing in the areas of video gaming, agribusiness, pet health and wellness, and government contracting.
Prior to launching her firm, Kimberly served as a reporter, editor and interim bureau chief for the Marietta Daily Journal and government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. She has also freelanced for the Savannah Morning News and Patch.com. Kimberly’s skills have enabled her to work under the tutelage of seasoned journalists at The New York Times and, most recently, serve as a spokeswoman for the Georgia Lottery Corp.
A pedigreed professional, Kimberly studied anthropology at the University of Ghana-Legon in Ghana, Africa; holds a Bachelor of Arts in print journalism, mass communications from Savannah State University; and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Additionally, she earned her APR accreditation in public relations through the Universal Accreditation Board on behalf of the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), where she also holds a certificate specializing in reputation management.
She has two children: Raven, 18; Dallas, 13; and a poodle-mix named Glee, 9